Above, Lisa Busch, Cheryl Vastola and Shannon Haugland judging the fifth annual Adult Spelling Bee at the Kettleson Memorial Library on June 2, 2013. Jeff Budd and Don Muller, pictured at right, took first with the word “cygnet.” (KCAW photos by Erik Neumann)
Winners. W-I-N-N-E-R-S. Winners.
Sitka library director Robb Farmer leads a double-life: By day a librarian, by night a trained Santa Claus. Farmer discusses his decision to attend Santa School, and his life over the last year assisting the real Santa Claus with his public appearances. Farmer is a 2005 graduate of the Charles W. Howard Santa School. Downloadable audio. more
Sitka JazzFest! director Mike Kernin says this year's festival will feature Grammy-winning violinist Mads Toling, among its headliners. Also trumpeter Kenny Washington, vocalist Kenny Washington, and the Dewayne Pate trio. For a complete rundown of artists and performances, visit Sitka JazzFest! Downloadable audio. more